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Object Name Coat, Frock
Catalog Number 0985.13.00530
Description Uniform frock coat: double breasted, 7 buttons in each row, cadet gray wool broadcloth with yellow wool broadcloth facings and piping, buff twilled silk lining in body and sleeves; embroidered gold major's collar insignia, gold sleeve braid, Confederate staff buttons with backmark : "RIVET'D & SOLDER'D."
Owned J. B. Ferguson
Provenance Major J. B. Ferguson had his own coat made from the same bolt of cloth from which he had Robert E. Lee's Appomattox coat made. Ferguson helped organize the Confederate Quartermaster Department in 1861 and in 1862 became the department purchasing agent in Europe.
People Ferguson, J. B.
Subjects Uniforms